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Day Tour in San Blas Islands All Included Visiting 4 Islands provided by Panama San Blas Tours

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Day Tour in San Blas Islands All Included Visiting 4 Islands

Day Tour in San Blas Islands All Included Visiting 4 Islands
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About
The palm-fringed beaches and traditional villages of the San Blas Islands lie just east of Colon along Panama’s Caribbean coast. On this tour, visit multiple islands in one day such as Aguja, Pelicano, and Perro islands; enjoy fun activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking; visit a sunken shipwreck; and take a swim in a natural pool.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 14h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Highlights
  • Cruise the San Blas Islands: visit several islands in one day
  • Plenty of opportunities to swim, snorkel, and kayak
  • Enjoy a traditional Panamanian lunch with a drink
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and minivan transfers from Panama City
Know before you go
  • Duration: 14h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Cruise the San Blas Islands: visit several islands in one day
  • Plenty of opportunities to swim, snorkel, and kayak
  • Enjoy a traditional Panamanian lunch with a drink
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and minivan transfers from Panama City
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 75405P1
Call +65 6670 9674
Important information
Inclusions
  • Snorkel MASK
  • Shared transportation from Panama City – Port – Panama City for 6 passengers
  • Shared Boat transportation from Port – Islands– Port
  • Tours to Aguja, Pelicano, Island Perro and Natural Swimming Pool islands (4 Islands)
  • Welcome Snack (fruits)
  • Traditional Lunch (Fresh fish with salad and rice)
  • 1 Drink (Beer, Bottle wáter or soda)
  • Kayaks & Paddel board
  • Umbrellas, chairs and towels under request and upton to availability.
  • English Speaking Local Guide
  • Entry/Admission - San Blas Islands
  • Entry/Admission - Isla Perro
  • Entry/Admission - San Blas Islands
Exclusions
  • Entrance and port fees (22USD per person)
  • Infant spot in the car $50USD both ways, or can travel in adult laps for free.
  • Pick in Dreams or Westin Playa Bonita $20USD pp. both ways.
Duration
14h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We pick up in all hotels in Panama city. Just leave us a note with your hotel in Panama city if you dont see your hotel. Its not needed to call to confirm. We need also your room number once you make check in. Hotels outside Panama city has an additional fee $20USD pp aprox. depends on the distance.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Departure time is at 5:20am in the reception of your hotel. Any delay will have an additional charge, or may imply not to go to SanBlas.
  • You are allowed to bring additional beverages.
  • Check out from the island is at 3:30pm you should be back in Panama between 6-7pm.
  • PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR ORGINAL PASSPORT. WITH OUT IT, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER TO SAN BLAS.
  • Please notice San Blas is an Indian protected zone. All the services are basic and rustic, only kuna people are in charge of all tourist’s services such as food, ground and water transportation, lodging, etc, we work with them to support the local economy. Please take this into consideration, the services are not as in the city, the waiting time can be long, and kunas are more informal. We have provided hospitality train to them, but they are still working on it, their culture is different, they are never in a rush, this is part of the adventure to San Blas. Food is basic such as fresh fried fish with salad and rice.
  • The vehicle is 4x4 for 6 passengers plus the driver. Pick up time is between 5:20am to 6:00am depending on the route, you can be first ones of last ones. Please be ready at 5:00AM to avoid any delays to other passengers. No Show – or Mayor delays will incur in a penalty – cost of reservation fee. In case you will be pick up in Costa del este or near to the airport, pick up time is between 5:45 and 6:00am
  • Day tour return is at 3:30PM. You will arrive in Panama City between 6:30PM and 7:00PM.
  • We recommend you bring your personal hygiene items, towels, sunscreen, mosquito repellent. You can bring a cooler with your own drinks, potable water, snacks and beverages (fruit juice or alcohol) you can by on site or bring it yourself.
  • The driver will make a stop in a super market where you can buy a disposable cooler, ice etc.
  • In San Blas Islands there are no ATMs, only cash in received. You can buy drinks there, snacks, souvenirs etc.“+Movil” and “Digicel” are the cell phone companies which works in San Blas Islands.
  • There is no power electricity in the huts, only light.
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transport time is 2.5 hours way in and 2.5 back. Then 40 minutes to the island in boat. Real time in Islands is around 5 hours.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Inclusions
  • Snorkel MASK
  • Shared transportation from Panama City – Port – Panama City for 6 passengers
  • Shared Boat transportation from Port – Islands– Port
  • Tours to Aguja, Pelicano, Island Perro and Natural Swimming Pool islands (4 Islands)
  • Welcome Snack (fruits)
  • Traditional Lunch (Fresh fish with salad and rice)
  • 1 Drink (Beer, Bottle wáter or soda)
  • Kayaks & Paddel board
  • Umbrellas, chairs and towels under request and upton to availability.
  • English Speaking Local Guide
  • Entry/Admission - San Blas Islands
  • Entry/Admission - Isla Perro
  • Entry/Admission - San Blas Islands
Exclusions
  • Entrance and port fees (22USD per person)
  • Infant spot in the car $50USD both ways, or can travel in adult laps for free.
  • Pick in Dreams or Westin Playa Bonita $20USD pp. both ways.
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We pick up in all hotels in Panama city. Just leave us a note with your hotel in Panama city if you dont see your hotel. Its not needed to call to confirm. We need also your room number once you make check in. Hotels outside Panama city has an additional fee $20USD pp aprox. depends on the distance.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
14h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Departure time is at 5:20am in the reception of your hotel. Any delay will have an additional charge, or may imply not to go to SanBlas.
  • You are allowed to bring additional beverages.
  • Check out from the island is at 3:30pm you should be back in Panama between 6-7pm.
  • PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR ORGINAL PASSPORT. WITH OUT IT, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER TO SAN BLAS.
  • Please notice San Blas is an Indian protected zone. All the services are basic and rustic, only kuna people are in charge of all tourist’s services such as food, ground and water transportation, lodging, etc, we work with them to support the local economy. Please take this into consideration, the services are not as in the city, the waiting time can be long, and kunas are more informal. We have provided hospitality train to them, but they are still working on it, their culture is different, they are never in a rush, this is part of the adventure to San Blas. Food is basic such as fresh fried fish with salad and rice.
  • The vehicle is 4x4 for 6 passengers plus the driver. Pick up time is between 5:20am to 6:00am depending on the route, you can be first ones of last ones. Please be ready at 5:00AM to avoid any delays to other passengers. No Show – or Mayor delays will incur in a penalty – cost of reservation fee. In case you will be pick up in Costa del este or near to the airport, pick up time is between 5:45 and 6:00am
  • Day tour return is at 3:30PM. You will arrive in Panama City between 6:30PM and 7:00PM.
  • We recommend you bring your personal hygiene items, towels, sunscreen, mosquito repellent. You can bring a cooler with your own drinks, potable water, snacks and beverages (fruit juice or alcohol) you can by on site or bring it yourself.
  • The driver will make a stop in a super market where you can buy a disposable cooler, ice etc.
  • In San Blas Islands there are no ATMs, only cash in received. You can buy drinks there, snacks, souvenirs etc.“+Movil” and “Digicel” are the cell phone companies which works in San Blas Islands.
  • There is no power electricity in the huts, only light.
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transport time is 2.5 hours way in and 2.5 back. Then 40 minutes to the island in boat. Real time in Islands is around 5 hours.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 4 Sep 2021
A note from Day Tour in San Blas Islands All Included Visiting 4 Islands
Dear client In order to confirm your reservation we will need complete names, passport number, nationality and age of all passengers. We need proof of COVID vaccine or if not vaccinated we need Covid-negative test result antigen (fast test) or PCR made 3 days before your trip. Thanks
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    San Blas Islands
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Isla Perro
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    San Blas Islands
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Isla Pelicano
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    San Blas Islands
    LDS Panama City Panama Temple
  • You'll return to the starting point
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VANESA B
1 contribution
Great experience
Nov 2021 • Family
Today was an excellent day ! We started really early, around 5am but it was totally worth it, my family and I had a blast At San blast island.
The timing was great and also the organization.
Definitely we recommend this tour 10/10
Written 15 November 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Dario_1966_TV
3 contributions
Great sun and island getaway, but not a guided tour
Nov 2021 • Couples
Not really a guided tour unless you know Spanish. Toty the driver seemed to have a lot of great things to say, but didn't speak English. So 2.5 hrs in a bumpy car ride back and forth trying to tune out words we couldn't understand. We were promised a guide at the islands, but we were just dropped off at different islands and left on our own. Fruits were nice, food was typical, islands were cute, sun was fantastic, but average unless you understand Spanish. It was a shame, as it would have been been interesting to learn more about the history of the people and islands that we visited.
Written 9 November 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Augustin B
3 contributions
Incredible place! We saw baby shark and rails
Sep 2021 • Couples
We highly recommend this trip! Beautiful small islands, very profesional staff, driver Billy was very nice, and our tour guide had basic English but very friendly! They took us to make snorkel in à reef we saw baby shark, and couple of rails!
Written 11 September 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Dharianny
7 contributions
Wonderful!
Beautiful!!!! I have to be honest, it is a long trip from Panamá city, and from my perspective scary road but once you arrive to the destination, you will be amazed by the beauty of this place.

I recommend this tour before your last day, at the end you’ll e so exhausted that you’ll need to sleep a lot.

Buy all drinks and snacks in the super market and make sure you go to the bathroom because the trip it is long.
Written 7 September 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Dunja R
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico25 contributions
Kuna Yala Day
Amazing tour. My first stop in Panama. Everything is unreal. The weather was beautiful, Kuna people, Najdi ( sorry if I did not apel his name in wright Way ) was so polite and helpful . If you ever visi Panama please visit thi Kuna Yala Islands .
Written 19 August 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Mitoursito
Dunja it was a pleasure to have you!
Written 20 August 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Marc
1 contribution
Driver no-show.
Oct 2020 • Friends
Waited an hour, driver never showed, ended up calling the booking company to cancel. Nothing really more to say.
Written 17 October 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Mitoursito
San Blas Islands are closed due to Coronavirus, we had cancelled all our tours until Mid November. We are not sure how you have been able to book, we will check that flaw. Your full reimbursement has been done. Thanks
Written 18 October 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Robjob18
Seattle, WA102 contributions
ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO DO (but know what you’re getting into)
Mar 2020
Like the articles say, you HAVE to go to the San Blas. So you get that already so you’re now reading about tour options and tour “operators.” If you’re like me you’ll be trying to save money so you research a number of sites and descriptions. Most seem similar but not exactly the same and the pricing varies right? Yep, that’s just how it is. The tour companies set it up, but ultimately local guides and drivers are your “hosts” for the day. I would just pick a cheaper option with a company that has decent reviews.

Full transparency, I went with “San Blas Adventures” but it could’ve been this one so I’m leaving the review here too. The whole experience was well...exactly that...an experience. From the morning pick up, the 2+ hour drive to the islands, the boat trip, etc - it was all an adventure, BUT ONE YOU SHOULD DO :)

So, this is not for the feint of heart or those excepting a 5-star resort treatment. These islands are NOT developed and that’s the point...to get away! Embrace that and you’ll be fine.

The drive to the islands is quite the treat. You’ll be picked up sometime between 5:30-6 and meet a random dude. He’ll get your bag loaded and then you’re off getting the others. At that hour everyone is pretty quiet, and probably wondering if similar thoughts - well this is not super organized.

You do let you shop about an hour into the drive. You have around 20 min to get your items for the day and then you’re back. My driver didn’t speak a lot of English, but he knew and spoke Spanish so we did some short conversations throughout the drive. If you don’t speak Spanish, you might feel a bit more disorganized.

The second part of the drive is AS DESCRIBED. See other reviews for detailed descriptions, but be prepared. IF YOU ARE CAR SICK, take Dramamine or whatever works for you. I was fine, but I was in the front seat. I found it more like a roller coaster ride than a car ride so that made it fun.

There is some confusion at the “port” - be prepared, who you go to the islands with ay not be the people in your car (different tours). But listen listen and follow what they tell you and you’ll be off quickly.

The boat ride...IS ROUGH - just read the other detailed reviews. FRONT OR BACK? That is a question. The back is arguably the better option as you don’t have the pounding and bumps like the middle/front, but there is a risk in the back....depending on how the wind is blowing, you will get more spray.

Lunch is pretty basis, the reviews are right. However, it’s as listed. Fish, Rice. Salad. None were that great. But that’ not why you’re paying...you’re paying for the islands.

SO ENJOY THE ISLANDS! Take that part in and love it. It is truly special. Take in the silence, serenity, and fact you’re in paradise. Relax, walk around, snorkel, SUP, it’s your choice. My favorite thing though was playing volleyball with the local guides at our last island. I guarantee the locals play every day (when they have the ~2 hours to wait). How often they play with tourists? I don’t know, but if you ask I’m thinking they’ll say yes to mix it up. Me and one other guy from my group played with them and it was GREAT! They are talented and it was competitive (and a work out!).

Same story on your return boat ride, port re routing of people, drive etc. All in all, it’s an exhausting day but so freaking cool.

Long review, but hope it helps set the stage. BOTTOM LINE TO ME - do this 1-day trip no matter what!
Written 26 April 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Ava M
18 contributions
Yes, Book this Experience!!
San Blas was a Blast!! From the adventure filled, scenic ride through the mountains of the Gunas Nation (be prepared for the many potholes along the way), to the really fun speedboat ride hopscotching across the Caribbean from one stunning island to the next, not to mention the amazing natural pool; I couldn’t imagine a better way to spend a day on our Panamá Vacation.

Our driver Julio made the day even better, with his knowledge of the region, he shared points of interest both in Panama and the Gunas Reservation/Nation. He was also helpful as a translator for us throughout the day. Thank you for a fantastic day!!
Written 11 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

LPopelka
Alameda, CA40 contributions
Great Adventure
Feb 2020 • Couples
Beautiful Islands with soft white sand and warm waters - but getting there is quite an adventure. If you like wild rides, you’ll love this. After an hour on the highway, we spent the next 90 minutes riding on a winding road filled with potholes through the rainforest on a 4x4. Finally we reached the water. From there it is a 40 minute ride on a small boat, bucking 5-foot waves. We got totally soaked on the boat ride. The islands themselves are beautiful, with time for swimming, snorkeling or just relaxing on the beach. One of the 4 islands is a sand bar, with water knee-deep and starfish. Lunch was great - local fish, plantains, rice. Some of the local kids also performed traditional dances for us. If you have time, there are also overnight excursions - staying in cabins on the islands.
Written 23 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

mashomashi
Madison, New Jersey13 contributions
A great day at San Blas
They pick you up from hotel around 5:20AM and drop off at 7PM depending on traffic. Please be patient as your driver maybe a spanish speaker. It's ok as they provide safe transportation to the boats. Once on the boat they hop around 3 islands. Fruit snacks and lunch is included. I had a great time and will book with the company again. They do their job well. No mosquito on the islands. Keep your passport as it is mandatory for entry. Wear swim wear as you will get wet.
Written 20 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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Maps52358025524
Maps52358025524
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Addendum to previous poor review
Yes so, sometimes thing happen. We somehow missed the tour we booked but they were very accommodating and sent us
bihkaksalim
bihkaksalim
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Awesome trip
A must do, so glad I spent 3 nights it was just awesome, all the islands are so beautiful, the food, the lobsters
Klaywikaira
Klaywikaira
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Klay Wikaira
Hola I had Edwardo and keanu as guides they were beyond amazing! The food the crew the islands were mind blowing in
Ahilan S
Ahilan S
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Once in a lifetime experience!!!
We had booked this trip before we left to Panama. The tour agency is spot on with the organizing and communication
Thecannery
Thecannery
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Love these photos and so do my Facebook friends
Totally remarkable tour. I always take hundreds of pictures on vacation but had no idea how to take a spectacular p
Amymargo
Amymargo
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You don't get what's advertised
We actually enjoyed our stay in San Blas, but nothing was as listed when we booked. Rather than going to Aguja, we
helenjane345
helenjane345
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San Blas tour
We had a fabulous time on the San Blas tour. The guides were extremely knowledgeable and spoke good English. The on
shajaira
shajaira
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Best experience in Panama!
I've been vacationing in Panama since 2005 and this is by far the best tour I've been on. It was my husband and I a
Saborze1
Saborze1
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Absolutely amazing !!
Fantastic experience! San Blas islands are paradise on earth and San Blas Adventures helps you make the most of it.
GinaS1234
GinaS1234
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A very disorganized mess
What I thought would be a quiet experience in the San Blas Islands turned out to be a very disorganized mess in whi
Beatrizscalante
Beatrizscalante
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Great day with the Guna community
We had a fantastic day in the islandés. The guide was very nice and the highlight of the tour was the community,all
Arnold W
Arnold W
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Misleading Advertising
We booked and paid for a private day tour for Tuesday Aug 6, 2019. My wife (who is Panamanian) and I took the tour
dezr123
dezr123
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Narasgandup Guna Yala
Excellent experience with Panama San Blas Tours. Everything went as planned and both the transport and hosts were a
FritztheCat60
FritztheCat60
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Great Catamaran Trip!
Excellent crew, best food, every second amazing! sanblascat@gmail.com WhatsApp + 507 6033 1357 book here a breath
Sylvain-Mireille
Sylvain-Mireille
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Quiet & relax with basic accommodations!
Beaches are nice. Other than snorkelling, there isn't much to do over there. The food is basic, it is either chic
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